In case it wasn't painfully obvious, HuffPost Comedy is run by comedy nerds. We love nothing more than an in-depth philosophical conversation about comedy as an art form... well, maybe we love adorable cat videos more, but that's it.
So when we happened to catch this conversation between Louis C.K. and Harry Shearer in our twitter feed, we were engrossed. There have been several great pieces that touched on the Tracy Morgan controversy today, including an interview with C.K. by Slate and a response to C.K.'s defense by The Atlantic. But sometimes it's even more interesting to sit back and listen in while two incredibly talented and intelligent comedians debate their craft.
We pieced together the conversation for you below. Let us know your thoughts.